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Course Description

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Today more than ever the world is moving towards project-based work. The jobs of business analysts and solution builders are intermingled with project environments and management of projects. PMI has recognized the need to educate and certify the role of the business analyst as viewed through the lens of the project. With the introduction of the PBA credential, PMI is formalizing the importance of BA work in the project management world. They have highlighted specific knowledge areas, skills, and published materials which describe the value of business analysis to projects and built the new PMI-PBA certification around them.

This PMI-PBA training course walks you through how PMI has constructed the certification, what material is covered on the exam, and why it matters to your job.

PMI, PMI-ACP, PMP and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The PMI-PBA Boot Camp is in alignment with The PMI Guide Business Analysis, the Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide by PMI, and the Requirements Management: A Practice Guide by PMI.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Foundation of the Certification
  • Business Analysis Environment
  • Role of the Business Analyst
  • Needs Assessment
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Elicitation
  • Analysis
  • Traceability and Monitoring
  • Solution Evaluation
  • Business Analyst Competencies
  • What to Expect on the Exam

 

Learner Outcomes

At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Increase your odds of passing the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® the first time
  • Advance your career opportunities and career path options in the business analysis profession
  • Shorten study time by streamlining the recommended exam resources
  • Run through simulated practice exams for the Business Analysis: Process Groups, Knowledge Areas, Processes, and Competencies
  • Learn the essential areas necessary to pass the exam
  • Master the 6 Business Analysis Process Groups and 6 Business Analysis Knowledge Areas that constitute the exam
  • Conquer the 35 Business Analysis Processes
  • Grasp the tasks for eliciting, analyzing, documenting, validating, and verifying requirements
  • Become proficient with business analysis terminology
  • Create a personalized test-taking strategy based on your strengths and opportunities

Notes

Learn about more business analysis and project management topics here

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. There are prerequisites for taking the PBA examination (the requirements are discussed in the course): 35 hours of business analysis training (this course fulfills this requirement) - 4500 hours (7500 hours if no bachelor’s degree) of business analysis experience.

Recommendations

Anyone involved in business analysis and/or project work will see substantial career enhancement by earning the PMI-PBA®. A few of the most relevant professionals include:

  • Business Customers, Users or Partners
  • Business Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Project Managers or Team Leaders
  • Systems Architects or Designers
  • IT Managers/Directors
  • Systems or Application Developers
  • QA Professionals
  • Systems Testers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Anyone wanting to enhance their business analysis skills

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Type
Virtual: Instructor Led
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Mar 18, 2022 to May 20, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
35.0
Delivery Options
Public  
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
BAC450 non-credit $2,495.00
Section Notes

Enrollment Deadline is Friday, March 11, 2022, at 5:00 PM CST. Beyond this date, please call 314-935-4444 to register.

THIS IS A VIRTUAL COURSE--Attendee can participate from a location of their choosing. The live instructor teaches the course and provides the opportunity for remote attendees to participate in discusses and exercises with both in-person and remote attendees. Some courses involve hands-on activities and labs. These activities are performed via a secure cloud-accessible environment. Live online courses are through Zoom (or Webex); Video camera, microphone and speakers are necessary to participate in this class.

CANCELLATION POLICY

A full refund will be given when a registrant cancels more than five business days prior to the start of the class. Cancellations received within 5 business days of the start of the class and no-shows will be billed in full. Another person may be substituted at any time at no additional charge. 

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